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5 Things You Need to Know About World Cup Marketing: Canvas, UM, Horizon Weigh In

With the FIFA World Cup 2018 about to start, Portada touched base with members of the Agency Star Committee to find out how to make the best of the media opportunity. Interviewees: UM’s David Queamante, Horizon’s Karina Dobarro, and Canvas Worldwide’s Cynthia Dickson. Russia 2018 is not just a sports competition; for brands and agencies worldwide, every soccer match is an opportunity to target audiences through an important passion point.


Horizon Media Wins Sprint’s US$700 Million Media Account

Sprint Corp. has moved its US$700 million media account from Publicis Groupe’s Mediavest Spark to independent media agency Horizon Media following a review.Sprint spent around US$700 million on U.S. media in 2016, according to Kantar Media. However, the phone service provider has cut its total advertising costs by US$200 million for each of its last three fiscal years.


Horizon Media to Launch Bilingual Social Practice

Horizon Media has launched a dedicated multicultural social solution led by Karina Dobarro and Pedro L. Rodriguez.This new multicultural social practice will maximize brand influence for agency’s clients across multicultural audiences through organic engagements, influencer relationships and strategic paid media.


Canvas Worldwide Appoints Paul Woolmington as Chief Executive Officer

What: Canvas Worldwide, a joint venture between Horizon Media and global creative powerhouse INNOCEAN Worldwide, has appointed Paul Woolmington as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 18, 2016. Why it matters: Woolmington, an Advertising and Marketing Pioneer and Serial Entrepreneur will lead the New Media and Communications Agency Network. Canvas Worldwide accounts include Kia and Hyundai. Canvas Worldwide, the joint venture  announced earlier […]


Should HBO Latino Go Over the Top?

Yesterday morning HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Pepler said that HBO will launch a stand-alone, over-the-top service that would allow consumers to watch HBO content without having a cable subscription. Whether HBO Latino will be part of this initiative is still to be determined. But Portada’s Susan Kuchinskas played what-if and asked several experts on their thoughts on an OTT HBO Latino. 


Zach Rosenberg: “Multicultural consumers definitely impact general consumers. They are trendsetters and highly influential.”

Zach Rosenberg, EVP Chief Growth Officer at Horizon Media  is one of the most experienced U.S. Advertising executives. In 2000 Zach joined Horizon Media as General Manager, In 2012 he became EVP, Chief Growth Officer. Zach will be one of the speakers at our upcoming Portada Evolving America Summit on Tuesday October 21 in the Ritz Carlton, Marina del Rey. We interviewed Zach on his views on Multicultural audiences, their impact on the general consumer and more.


Horizon Media hires Karina Dobarro to lead Multicultural capabilities

Horizon Media is strengthening its existing cross-cultural capabilities as the company continues to infuse cross-cultural experts across all of its brand teams. For this reason it has appointed Karina Dobarro as VP, managing director, multicultural brand strategy to lead the multicultural brand strategy practice within the agency. Joining her is Jerly Marquez as associate director of multicultural brand strategy. Dobarro will report to Stan Fields, EVP, Managing Partner at Horizon Media, and Marquez will report to Dobarro.


2014 Soccer World Cup: Will Marketers Shout GOOOOOOOL?

What:Marketers are gearing up early in anticipation for 2014’s Fifa World Cup, in Brazil. It is seen as the most important news event platform for Hispanics. Many marketers, including Gonzalo del Fa, president Group M Multicultural in New York City, began conversations with their clients in 2012 and have already closed some of those deals. […]


Against all odds, Hispanic Print Ad revenues increase

Spanish-language media was the big exception in the Q2 2013 Kantar advertising expenditures figures, being the only media that substantially grew compared to the same period  of 2012. Interestingly the Kantar figures also included a 1.4% increase in Spanish-language newspaper advertising. Hispanic newspapers continue to distance themselves from the general market newspaper malaise, partly because […]


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